Events

  • Kids Krazy Krafts Day

    Budding" Guttenbergs" and "Horace Greeleys" can observe and join in on demonstrations in printing, paper-making, cartooning, … More Info

    Kids Krazy Krafts Day
  • JAM Session

    Grab your partner and dosey doe your evening away when Susan Michaels and Triple Chicken Foot present a night of square … More Info

    JAM Session
  • “California: Full of Life Spring” Exhibit

    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. March 31 through Aug. 24. Explore this exhibit to discover … More Info

    “California: Full of Life Spring” Exhibit
  • Springtime Easter Festival

    9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 28 through April 6. You can explore an Easter Story Labyrinth, meet the Easter Bunny, encounter a hay … More Info

    Springtime Easter Festival
  • Bookworms

    10:30 a.m. April 1, 15. Today the little bookworms learn about weeds through stories and a take-home craft at this … More Info

    Bookworms
  • Bugs Bunny Cartoon Classics

    It's rabbit season at the Aero with a selection of great Warner Bros. cartoons. Come early for a faux Easter "egg hunt" (and … More Info

    Bugs Bunny Cartoon Classics
  • Big Bunny Spring Fling

    10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3-5. Hop over to the zoo for a chance to have your photo taken with "Big Bunny", plus meet real bunnies, … More Info

    Big Bunny Spring Fling

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Send Us Your Story of a Great Dad Hero!

Last year around this time, we asked you for the lowdown on a few remarkable dads and created a contest we call “Dad Heroes.” We received dozens of nominations from all over L.A., praising the virtues of stay-at-home dads, dads who worked all day but still found time to chair their school’s PTA, dads who soldiered on despite life-threatening illness, dads who cooked, cleaned, helped with homework, … Read Article

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Win a 3-Day Guest Pass to Steve & Kate’s Camp!

Voted as Best Summer Camp during our Best Of 2014 Reader Favorites competition, Steve & Kate’s Camp is offering an exclusive giveaway just for L.A. Parent readers! Enter to win a 3-Day Guest Pass (valued at $267) to Steve & Kate’s Camp this summer! Steve & Kate’s camp conforms to kids, not the other way around. Instead of a rigid structure, they give campers a choice and offer tools … Read Article

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Families With Special Needs: Get the FriendMaker App For Free

If you wanted to start a conversation with someone you didn’t know, you might follow steps like these: Casually look over at the person. Use a prop. Look for a common interest. Make a reference to the common interest. Trade information about the common interest. Assess interest. Introduce yourself. Most people wouldn’t use a checklist for this, but for teens and young adults on … Read Article

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Getting Kids With Special Needs Ready for Adulthood

Avremel Mayer has Down syndrome – and an independent streak. When he was a teenager, a yellow school bus picked him up each morning for the trip to Fairfax High. He had convinced his parents to let him wait for the bus on his own. One day, he decided the school bus was coming too late. “He walked to the corner, picked up the [city] bus to Fairfax Avenue and told the driver that he wanted to go … Read Article